# Introducing Pythagoras' Theorem

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# Introducing Pythagoras' Theorem

Students discover Pythagoras’ Theorem through construction of Pythagorean triples.  As learning progresses students apply the theorem to calculate the length of the hypotenuse in right-angled triangles.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to identify the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle as the longest side.
• Most students should be able to calculate length of the hypotenuse in a right angled triangle.
• Some students should be able to calculate the length of the hypotenuse in an isosceles triangle when given its base and perpendicular height.
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